Kevin Flynn

Kevin Flynn

Studies at:

Ashridge Executive Education

Location in:

71 Woodland Drive Watford Wd17 3by, United Kingdom

Kevin Flynn

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Studies at:
Ashridge Executive Education
Location in:
71 Woodland Drive Watford Wd17 3by, United Kingdom

Bio

An experienced senior leader within the digital, marketing and retail fields, I have a passion for change, technology and building fantastic consumer experiences.

In the last 18mths I have operated my own consulting practice whilst completing a full time 12mth MBA programme. Prior to this I worked for Ebay Inc. as the Head of European Trading and was responsible for the development and trading of Ebay’s EU Promotional business.

I am interested in full time and interim opportunities and have a strong generalist skillset, founded upon a broad set of experience encompassing: Digital Transformation, Business Development, Marketing, Strategy, Partnerships, Customer Experience, Programme Management, Leadership in international / matrix environments.

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Work

2014 – present

Associate Consultant

Transform
  • A digital consultancy helping companies to re-orient their business around changing customer needs and expectations.
2013 – present

Director

Beho Consulting
  • Beho Consulting: Digital management consulting and interim support
2010 – 2013

Head of EU Trading

eBay
  • Instigated and lead the businesses digital trading activity across key EU markets. Scaled programmes to a multi-million dollar level with a strong growth trajectory.
  • Developed a digital strategy to sustain aggressive growth. Outlining future requirements for Infrastructure, Customer experience strategy, Marketing & Inventory.
  • Built and grew a virtual team across key areas of Product Development, Trading, Acquisition, B2B, Catalogue and Product / Data, Online Marketing and Customer Service. Direct management responsibility for 20 in 3 locations covering 4 markets.
  • Embedded an evidence driven performance culture (using web analytics, MVT, Real time sales data) that focused on increasing key KPI’s: NPS, Click through, ATV, Attachment Rate, Cross sell & up sell, Optimisation of delivery income.
  • Oversaw agile development of innovative ecommerce innovation to support eBay’s growth strategy and enhance consumer and seller experience.
  • Evangelised the need for retail capability in the eBay marketplace organisation.
  • Drove integrated working practices across silo’s in an area previously untried by a technology / marketplace business (i.e. Retail best practice).
2009 – 2010
(May – Jan)

Programme Manager

eBay
2008 – 2009
(Dec – Mar)

Marketing & Trade Planning Mgr

Tesco
2007 – 2008
(Oct – Oct)

Commercial Manager - Seasonal Events & Promotions

Tesco
2006 – 2007
(Apr – Sep)

Trading Manager, Furniture

Tesco
2005 – 2006
(Jul – Mar)

Head of Category: Beds and Bedrooms

MFI Retail Ltd
2003 – 2005

Business Development Manager

MFI Retail Ltd

Work

2014 – present

Associate Consultant

Transform
  • A digital consultancy helping companies to re-orient their business around changing customer needs and expectations.
2013 – present

Director

Beho Consulting
  • Beho Consulting: Digital management consulting and interim support
2010 – 2013

Head of EU Trading

eBay
  • Instigated and lead the businesses digital trading activity across key EU markets. Scaled programmes to a multi-million dollar level with a strong growth trajectory.
  • Developed a digital strategy to sustain aggressive growth. Outlining future requirements for Infrastructure, Customer experience strategy, Marketing & Inventory.
  • Built and grew a virtual team across key areas of Product Development, Trading, Acquisition, B2B, Catalogue and Product / Data, Online Marketing and Customer Service. Direct management responsibility for 20 in 3 locations covering 4 markets.
  • Embedded an evidence driven performance culture (using web analytics, MVT, Real time sales data) that focused on increasing key KPI’s: NPS, Click through, ATV, Attachment Rate, Cross sell & up sell, Optimisation of delivery income.
  • Oversaw agile development of innovative ecommerce innovation to support eBay’s growth strategy and enhance consumer and seller experience.
  • Evangelised the need for retail capability in the eBay marketplace organisation.
  • Drove integrated working practices across silo’s in an area previously untried by a technology / marketplace business (i.e. Retail best practice).
2009 – 2010
(May – Jan)

Programme Manager

eBay
2008 – 2009
(Dec – Mar)

Marketing & Trade Planning Mgr

Tesco
2007 – 2008
(Oct – Oct)

Commercial Manager - Seasonal Events & Promotions

Tesco
2006 – 2007
(Apr – Sep)

Trading Manager, Furniture

Tesco
2005 – 2006
(Jul – Mar)

Head of Category: Beds and Bedrooms

MFI Retail Ltd
2003 – 2005

Business Development Manager

MFI Retail Ltd

Education

2013 – 2014

Ashridge Executive Education

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
1996 – 1998

University of Wales- Bangor

BA Hons
1992 – 1994

St Dominics College

Additional Info

Website
www.ebay.co.uk